Due to icy conditions and some staff struggling to travel, we will open from 10am. Please refrain from using the school site until this time. Car park and paths are slippery.

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No Netball Club tonight

Apologies for the late notice, but due to Parents Evening today, Netball Club has been cancelled tonight...

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Dear Parent/Carer Due to the school closure at the end of last week a few events have...

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Hot school meals w/c 5th March

Dear Parent/Carer, Message from Sandford St Martin’s Primary on behalf of the school kitchen. We have been...

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School closed Friday 2nd March

Due to weather,road and site conditions plus reduced staffing capacity, school will be closed on Friday 2nd...

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School Closed today

The decision has been taken to close the school today, a decision will be made later today...

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Thursday 1st March

School will be open as normal in the morning on Thursday 1st March but will close early...

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Procedure for school closure

The weather is forecast to turn colder this week, with severe frosts and the possibility of snow....

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Upcoming Events

Some quick reminders for the next few weeks: Thursday 1st March – World Book day 2018 As...

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Sandford St Martin’s Primary School

“Roots to grow… wings to soar”

Welcome to Sandford St Martin’s Primary School.  We have a large, modern, well-designed building with spacious grounds, but still have the ethos of a village school.  More importantly, we are a caring school with a real community feel.
We encourage each other to be courteous towards each other, develop independence and achieve well within a supportive environment of mutual respect.
We are a forward thinking school providing exciting opportunities for your children.

I am delighted that you have taken the time to find out about our wonderful, growing school.

This web-site will give you a flavour of what our learning community is about.

At Sandford St Martin’s CE VA Primary we know that we all have a part to play in making the school an effective, dynamic and happy place. As Headteacher of this stand-out school I take pride in ensuring children and staff are able to give their best, knowing this can only be achieved in close working relationships with Parents and Governors. We enjoy close links with our local community and, of course, the local churches/Christian community – here in Sandford, in the Wareham area and the Diocese/county beyond.
Together we provide a safe and caring learning environment for each and every child and value the individual skills each person brings to the team. The ethos of our school is lived out every day through the children who are caring of each other; happy, secure and determined. They enjoy the challenges of a varied curriculum and grow everyday in confidence and skills – and we are very proud of them.
I hope to see you at our school soon where you will receive a warm welcome on arrival; care whilst you are with us, and I am confident that you will leave with a positive, lasting impression which is generated by our friendly, delightful and eager children.

Mr Paul Beveridge


Our growth mindset and positive learning characteristics


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